It is Thursday guys and this only means for a fresh new Mellon 7’s interview. This week we caught up with 18-year-old Tucson, Arizona based shredder Kevin Peraza. Click read more and read about what he thinks of BMX community, which was his worst injury, his best joke and more.
1. Name, Location, Sponsors.
Kevin Peraza, Tucson, Arizona is HOME for me!
Monster Energy, Total BMX, Premises Park, Pull-In Underwear.
2. The best place to ride.
Park, a set of trails, street, I guess Any place where you can have a good session with your homies!
But I’ve got to say my favorite place to ride is my local park in town Premises Park, Kids there are so awesome and definitely know how to have fun on a bike! Progression Daily!
3. What do you think about BMX community?
The BMX community is like a Family!
Everyone can relate to the love we all have for the sport. No matter the language they speak or where they are from. We can all end up having a good time together with only just riding bikes!
4. What was your worst injury on or off your bike?
I snapped a pair of handlebars and ended up with 17 stitches in my upper arm!
But last year I knocked myself out in Salt Lake City For the Dirt Stop Of DEW TOUR!
The Doctor said no hard exercise so it was pretty tough for me not being able to ride for 2 months. But Thank God nothing bad happened!
(ALWAYS WEAR YOUR HELMETS :D)
5. Tell a joke for kids.
Ahhh… man, I suck at jokes, but my little brother Eddie told me this one haha.
“IF you need a Boat” – I NOA guy, hahah.
6. What is your opinion about mellonBMX and online BMX contests?
MellonBmx is Sweet!
I thinks it is awesome that you can just go on a web sight these days and just catchup on the BMX community! Online BMX contests are awesome, give kids an opportunity to win free stuff and just do cool things!
7. Who would you like to thank?
I’d like to Thank God, My family and friends!
I’m really Blessed with everything I have! Its just awesome to me know that my dreams are coming true day by day and just motivates me more to do my best!
My mom’s and dad’s support since I was born, they have really made it possible for me, my big brother David and my two little brothers Victor and Eddie!!!
I have got to say I have the coolest parents on this planet!!!
-Monster Energy, Total BMX for making it happen, cause if not I wouldn’t be able to travel where I do or have such a dialed bike!
All the people and kids at Premises Park for supporting me and being my second family!!!
Pull-In Underwear for keeping me fresh with all those sick boxers! :)) haha.
#MARKWEBB @Webbiebmx @Corey_Bohan #COREYBOHAN and @JoshHarrington #JoshHarrington For being my childhood heroes!
Last but not least, MellonBmx for this Interview!!